This post categorized under Kitchens and posted on March 1st, 2016.
Considering kitchen backsplash designs when designing or renovating your interior can be something important to be done. Backsplash is indeed only a sort of wall decoration. It is just different from cabinets or kitchen island in which you must need them to help your activities inside. But this wall decoration can also play some important roles particularly when it is installed on the kitchen wall. More than justa garnish, it helps you to cover and protect your wall from stains. It is not exaggerating actually to say that your kitchen must be easily dirty. And the backsplash is commonly made from materials which can be easily cleaned and washed.
There are of course many ideas to be applied for your kitchen backsplash. It is much better if you learn about your kitchen design and condition at first before starting applying it. Here are then some ideas for your backsplash, check them out.
It is maybe one of the ideas mostly chosen. Indeed ceramics which are commonly for floor have some advantages. Of course, it can be easily cleaned and washed even only with water. It is also a sort of materials which cannot be easily damaged, cracked, weathered, and corroded. Even if its texture tends to be thinned and also the fact that it is made from bricks, it is quite strong and durable also. Its surface which is smooth and shiny also make ceramics a good way to make your kitchen look more elegant and luxurious.
Okay, it is actually just similar with ceramic backsplash. But of course, due to its quality, the price is much higher as well. Moreover, marble is mainly made from natural stones which are indeed stronger and more long lasting. In term of appearance it is actually not different too much from ceramics.
Natural Stone Backsplash
It is like a trend recently to use natural stones as interior design ornaments. The result? Well, you can see that whether the interior and exterior will look more beautiful and fancy. And yes, you can just use them as the kitchen backsplash. Similar with marbles, it is quite strong and durable. And for the price, it depends on what kind of stone you want to.
The idea of wooden backsplash is good mainly for certain kitchen interior designs, like country and rustic. But yes, it is not bad to use it for other designs like contemporary. Similar with the stone application, you can simply bring out the nuance of natural by applying wood in your kitchen. Unfortunately, wooden backsplash is not as durable as other ideas mentioned before. Without a good layer or varnish, it can be easily weathered and also cracked.
Of course, it is also a good way for more natural and cozy kitchen look. And it has similar lack to the wooden one. It is easily weathered in nature, a typical problem commonly occured in such interior materials from plants. For both wooden and bamboo backsplash, it is then very suggested for you to choose them which are really qualified in term of type, production, and layer. At least, you can find them more long lasting than the others.
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